The district subscribes to NoodleTools (NT) to give students access to a citation manager. In addition to helping you cite and manage sources you can also use it for note-taking and creating outlines. You can also find information and citation examples on the MLA 9th resource guide - sau57.org/mla9
If the tutorial below doesn't help, please remember Ms. Hopkins is here. Find her at the library or email her through your school Google account - firstname.lastname@example.org
Before you begin to research your topic, create a project folder. Just like a physical folder, this allows you to store all of your sources in one place.
After you create a project folder, mouse under the sharing column to:
Many databases, such as the ones listed below, allow you to export citations directly into your project folder:
Make sure you are logged into NT prior to exporting!
Most books have been given a unique number called an ISBN. Typically you can find an ISBN on the back of the book at the bottom of the cover (if not look at the copyright page). It can either be a ten digit or thirteen digit number and both are fine to try. Screenshot Tips
If the database does not provide you with an export to NT feature you can copy and paste the citation as demonstrated in this video.
When citing a website remember your goal is to try and locate as much information as possible to get your reader back to that source. However, if no information is provided than that field would be left blank.
Utilize the export to Google docs feature to make sure your Works Cited page meets MLA formatting guidelines.